Speaking at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission’s National Conference about his own experience of becoming a Christian as a same-sex attracted man, Moody Bible Professor Christopher Yuan and author of Out of A Far Country, urged Christian parents to love their lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual children and lead them back to the Gospel.
“Parents, love your LGBT or same-sex attracted children and point them to a life of costly discipleship following Jesus,” states Yuan.
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CBN News featured Kerry and Chris Shook, authors of Be the Message and founders of The Woodlands Church near Houston, for cutting church services in half recently so the congregation could participate in an effort to package up food items to be shipped to West Africa. The special Sunday packing session was a kick off to the nationwide Be the Message Sunday where churches around the country will shorten services on Sunday, November 16 to do service projects and be living examples of the Gospel in their communities. For more information or to sign up for Be the Message Sunday, visit Be the Message Sunday
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Houston-based mega church pastors Kerry and Chris Shooks latest book , Be the Message: Taking Your Faith Beyond Words to a Life of Action (Sept. 9, 2014/WaterBrook Press), debuted at #18 on the Sept. 28, 2014, Advice, How-To, Misc., New York Times Best-seller list and appeared again at #12 on the Oct. 5, 2014, list. It also has become a Publishers Weekly and Los Angeles Times best-seller.
Be the Message encourages readers to move beyond sermons to take action in becoming the gospel in their homes, communities and the world. The Shooks new best-seller was born out of the authors fatigue with sermons and the desire to make Jesus real to those around them. Be the Message shares their personal journey as they have changed the way they think about the gospel and live it out. For more information, visit [ … ]
Altared: The True Story of a She, a He, and How They Both Got Too Worked Up About We, by Claire and Eli, was featured on ChristianityToday.com, Crosswalk.com, and WORLD on Campus. Go here, here, and here to read the excerpts and reviews!